At a recent event in Lower Manhattan, family members of more than a dozen victims of police shootings shared their stories, their voices bouncing off the limestone walls of City Hall. Hundreds of protesters stood listening in the 87-degree heat for two hours before beginning to march. … [Read more...] about New Yorkers survived the coronavirus. But will they stay for what comes next?
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“First of all, you make sure he’s OK,” said Orlando guard Evan Fournier, a fellow French national-team player, who reached out often to check on Gobert. “You know, you call him and once we’re on the phone or just talking, text, whatever, you just ask him a few questions. How is he feeling, blah, blah, blah. And then once he starts to open up and say things about how he sees the whole situation, then you just try to give your best judgment to him. And you know, that’s what I did.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus behind him, Utah’s Rudy Gobert looking forward
Fox News: Margaret received a lot of criticism for getting a divorce. How did she cope with that?Glenconner: Well, the point was that she didn’t want a divorce. She was forced into a divorce because Tony was having a baby with his girlfriend. Princess Margaret never wanted a divorce. She didn’t believe in divorce. But she had no choice. She was really upset by it because she didn’t want to, but at that point, there was nothing she could have done. It’s a shame because somehow, Tony became much more popular in the press than she was. I always thought that was very unfair. … [Read more...] about Princess Margaret’s lady-in-waiting says royal ‘didn’t believe in divorce’: ‘She had no choice’
Would you like to do it? Sounds like you liked the script. Yes, I liked it. I can only tell you, if it does happen, there is something extraordinary in it. If “Lethal Weapon” gives us some sort of contribution to understanding a little bit more…It would be interesting to do. It would be interesting to see how we take this within the political framework we are in; the economic framework that we are in. And especially that framework as opposed to the communities that have been affected by the kind of police violence, the kind of police standards, and the power that they exert as well. And what would be interesting from that vantage point is what that attempt could be like at this particular moment. … [Read more...] about Danny Glover on George Floyd and Possibly Reviving ‘Lethal Weapon’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Everyone quickly goes from “you’re the best, my guy,” to “you suck, you evil monster,” and Rudolph doesn’t seem to want to say anything. He’s broken. Rudolph can apologize for something he didn’t do, and he does, after a fashion, but that’s not especially pertinent or useful, just like the apologies we often see people make today. Do they believe their own expression of contrition? Do we care? Do we care about our own culpability if we’ve made someone else feel like they must beg our forgiveness, as though they answer to us, and all they did was hold a viewpoint that we can’t reconcile with ours? … [Read more...] about The Most F*cked-up Fourth of July Special Ever